Maya Angelou

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - African American authors - 122 pages
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This biography chronicles the life and contributions of Maya Angelou, as well as her influence on later generations. Angelou became famous with the 1970 publication of her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. In the years following the bo
 

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Contents

The Double Dog Dare
1
Marguerite Ann Johnson The Other Side of the Tracks
11
Rita Johnson Mother and Wage Earner
23
Maya Angelou Dancer and Singer
32
The Activist
44
Maya Angelou Make African
54
The Writer
65
Dr Maya Angelou
76
Wise Woman of the World
94
A Conversation With Maya Angelou at 75
102
Selected Works by Maya Angelou
111
Chronology
113
Further Reading
116
Index
117
Picture Credits
121
About the Author
122

Cultural Hero
84

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